Ines of My Soul: A Novel
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Isabel Allende
- Publish Date: 2007-08-28
In the early years of the conquest of the Americas, InÃ©s SuÃ¡rez, a seamstress condemned to a life of toil, flees Spain to seek adventure in the New World. As InÃ©s makes her way to Chile, she begins a fiery romance with Pedro de Valdivia, war hero and field marshal to the famed Francisco Pizarro. Together the lovers will build the new city of Santiago, and they will wage war against the indigenous Chileansâa bloody struggle that will change InÃ©s and Valdivia forever, inexorably pulling each of them toward separate destinies.
InÃ©s of My Soul is a work of breathtaking scope that masterfully dramatizes the known events of InÃ©s SuÃ¡rez's life, crafting them into a novel rich with the narrative brilliance and passion readers have come to expect from Isabel Allende.